Dock Watch - On Call Position (12-24 hours per week)

  • Zorkin Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9S, Canada
  • Part-time

Company Description

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationals and one of the world’s most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

Job Description

Please note that this is an "On Call" position with approximately one shift per week.  The successful candidate will have to complete a criminal background check, provide two professional references, provide a clear driver abstract and complete drug & alcohol testing prior to offer

A great role for retired or semi retired individuals or part time students over 18.  Daily tasks include:

• Visually inspect the manifold  to be involved in the upcoming transfer in order to ensure that everything is mechanically sound and there is no defective equipment before  unloading.
• Place appropriate signage around dock area showing emergency exits and emergency contacts as well as mandatory areas where flotation vests need to be worn.
• Prepare Hydraulic boom for spill containment deployment.
• Deploy Security fence and position large fire extinguisher on dock.
• Ensure sidewalk valve is open prior to product off-load and closing valve at completion of product off-load.
• Connection of load hoses.
• Check for the last product contained.
• Off-load ship according to loading instructions using run plan
• Communicate with facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
• Disconnect loading hose and inspect for any leaks.
• Complete appropriate paperwork/documentation throughout off-load.
• Any other tasks that may be assigned by the client or SGS Site Leader provided task specific training has been provided, and the individual has been deemed competent.



• Education: High school Diploma (or equivalent) is required.
• Experience: 0-1 years of relevant work experience required or equivalent experience through education.
• Previous experience in a Petroleum Refinery field would be a strong asset.
• Ability and willingness to work rotating on-call shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.
• Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential. 
• Sufficient verbal and written communication skills
• Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

Additional Information

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.
Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

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